Marathi Vidnyan Parishad and Chamber of Small Industry Associations has instituted a cash award of Rs. 1,00,000/- (plus a Memento and Citation) styled as Marathi Vidnyan Parishad’s S. T. Taskar Award to Innovative Entrepreneur in the year 2011.

About S. T. Taskar Innovative Entrepreneurship Award :
Shri. S. T. Taskar is a chemical engineer and was having a small scale industry at Roha [District Raigad] Maharashtra to refine used lubricating oils. He was Vice President of Marathi Vidnyan Parishad and also associated with various industry institutions in Maharashtra. Per se an Entrepreneur Shri. Taskar has handed over a fund to Marathi Vidnyan Parishad to recognize through an award the innovative entrepreneurship in Micro and Small Enterprises sector.
The Award Scheme is being formulated jointly by COSIA and Marathi Vidnyan Parishad, COSIA being the National Chamber and MVP being the organization with whom the fund is being entrusted. A select Committee is constituted by both the organizations for this Award Scheme.

S. T. Taskar Innovative Entrepreneurship Award Eligibility for 8th Edition:

  • 1. Any Manufacturer or Service Provider having annual turnover upto INR 20 Crores as per their last Audited Financial Statements can apply for this award.
  • 2. Main Criteria : The Entrepreneur must have invented and adopted an innovative product or process or service or any combination of these in the course of his operation which is sellable in the open market or supplied to other industries.
  • Applications for 8th Edition of MVP S T Taskar Award will be accepted from 1st November, 2018 till 15th January, 2019 (Extended till 28th February, 2019).
  • M/s Richwood conferred with 8th Edition of MVP ST Taskar Award for Innovative Entrepreneur Award

List of Awardees:

  • Mr. Manoj J. Joshi of M/s. JOTO Abrasives Pvt. Ltd, Nashik (1st Edition)
  • Mr. Pramod N. Shinde of M/s. Pramod Enterprises, Thane (2nd Edition)
  • Mr. Dwarkanath B. Prabhu of M/s. Respose Waste Management & Research Pvt. Ltd., Dombivali (3rd Edition)
  • Mr. Laxman N. Jadhav of M/s. Json Polymer Pvt. Ltd., Vasai (4th Edition)
  • Mr. Sanjeev P. Tungatkar of M/s. Ceraflux India Pvt. Ltd., Kolhapur (5th Edition)
  • Mr. Govind C. Dusad of M/s. Sudha Ventilating Systems Pvt. Ltd., Ahmednagar (6th Edition)
  • Mr. Chaitanya S. Joshi of M/s. Suviron Equipments Pvt. Ltd., Ahmednagar (7th Edition)